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Your search by 'Arts & Literature' identified 7 films


  • The Celluloid Closet

    The Celluloid Closet

    USA , 1995 , 102 min. Exactly twenty years after its theatrical release, San Francisco-based documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman’s monumental film remains an indispensable—and profoundly moving—record of the way Hollywood depicted gays and lesbians throughout the 20th century.... Read more
  • ID#1:Writer

    ID#1:Writer

    Slovakia , 2016 , 4 min. ID#1 is a bisexual woman, a successful writer moving from one city to another, who has experienced not only a taste of fame but also the emptiness of air-conditioned rooms in a nut house where the windows just never open. This short documentary is part of an emerging web series that addresses how being gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or intersex is not the sole determining identity of an LGBT... Read more
  • Persistence of Vision

    Persistence of Vision

    USA , 2016 , 11 min. This short documentary chronicles the experiences of blind photographer John Dugdale and the changes in his creative process after his loss of vision.... Read more
  • Slash

    Slash

    USA , 2016 , 100 min. A 15-year-old writer of “slash”—erotic same-sex fan fiction—is thrown for a loop when he becomes smitten with a girl who shares his interests. The emphasis is on the “Q” in “LGBTQ,” in this sweet, hilarious teen dramedy.... Read more
  • Tongues Untied

    Tongues Untied

    USA , 1989 , 55 min. Emmy Award-winning director Marlon T. Riggs’ 1989 seminal documentary used poetry, personal testimony, and performance to examine homophobia and racism through images of gay bashings, voguing, and protest marches.... Read more
  • Uncle Howard

    Uncle Howard

    USA , 2015 , 96 min. Acclaimed filmmaker Howard Brookner (Burroughs: The Movie), who died of AIDS in 1989, is the subject of this captivating documentary directed by his nephew Aaron, who aims to preserve his uncle’s cultural legacy for a new generation.... Read more
  • Women He's Undressed

    Women He's Undressed

    Australia , 2014 , 100 min. This glitzy, dishy documentary traces the rise and fall and rise again of one of the most prolific costume designers of Hollywood’s golden age (and an early boyfriend of Cary Grant): three-time Academy Award winner Orry-Kelly. It’s a must-see for classic-film buffs.... Read more